GLSA-201603-03 : Roundcube: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89809


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201603-03 (Roundcube: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

Remote authenticated users with certain permissions can read arbitrary files or possibly execute arbitrary code via .. in the _skin parameter to index.php. Additionally, a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in program/js/app.js allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the file name in a drag-n-drop file upload.
Impact :

A remote authenticated user could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, inject arbitrary web scripts or HTML, read arbitrary files, or perform XSS.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Roundcube users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=mail-client/roundcube-1.1.4”

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89809

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201603-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/10

Modified: 2016/10/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:roundcube, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8105, CVE-2015-8770

GLSA: 201603-03